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Newspapers & Other News Media

News resources available at UVA

African American news in microfilm

Note: some of these are available in Accessible Archives and Proquest Historical Newspapers.  See Black and ethnic news online for those databases or search our Journal Finder for a specific title.

StateTitleHoldingsMicrofilm Call No.
Alabama Birmingham World 1971-1996 ALA-3
California Los Angeles Sentinel 1971-1985, 1987-1989 CALIF-1
California Pacific Appeal (San Francisco) 1862:April-1880 CALIF-4
California Black Panther 1968:March-1980:Sept. S-1083
District of Columbia Washington Afro-American and Washington Tribune (print subscription cancelled in 2003) 1936-2003
some gaps--see VIRGO
District of Columbia National Era Jan. 1847-Mar. 1860 Micfilm S-10 reel 899-903.
Georgia Atlanta Voice 1971-1996 GA-17
Illinois Chicago Crusader 1982-1995 ILL-7
Illinois Chicago Defender
1947-1971:Jan.1 ILL-4
Illinois New Crusader 1971-1985 ILL-7
Indiana Gary Crusader 1971-1992
some gaps--see VIRGO
Indiana Freeman 1888-1916 IND-6
Kentucky Louisville Defender 1971-1990 KY-12
Maryland Afro-American
(National and Philadelphia ed., publ. in Baltimore)
1893-1988 MD-8
Michigan Michigan Chronicle (Detroit) 1943-1997 MICH-1
Missouri St. Louis Sentinel 1971-1987 MO-111
New Jersey New Jersey Afro-American (Newark) 1971-1988 NJ-3
New York Freedom's Journal Mar.1827-Mar. 1829 Micfilm S-564
New York New York Age 1905-1960 NY-23
New York New York Amsterdam News
(NY Pub.Library edition)
1922-1972 (lacks Jan.1924 & June 1931) NY-1
New York New York Amsterdam News
(Bell & Howell/UMI edition)
New York New York Amsterdam News
(National Edition)
1945-1952 NY-1a
Ohio Call and Post (Cleveland) 1971-1989 OHIO-14
Pennsylvania Philadelphia Tribune 1971-1997 PA-12
Pennsylvania New Pittsburgh Courier 1911-1912
South Carolina Palmetto Leader 1926-1957 SC-27
State Title Holdings Microfilm Call No.
Texas Post Tribune (Dallas) 1971-1992 TEX-3
Virginia Charlottesville-Albemarle Tribune 1956-1992 VA-100
Virginia The Tribune 1992-current VA-100
Virginia Journal and Guide (Norfolk) 1939-1992
some gaps--see VIRGO
Virginia New Journal and Guide (Norfolk - current print issues also received) 1975-current
some gaps--see VIRGO
Virginia Richmond Planet 1890-1905
some gaps--see VIRGO 1917-1938
some gaps--see VIRGO
Virginia Richmond Afro-American and Richmond Planet 1938-1996 VA-72
Wisconsin Milwaukee Courier 1971-86
some gaps--see VIRGO

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